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2021-22 Miami Basketball Media Information & Credential Requests

CREDENTIALS
Requests for credentials may be directed via email to Alex Schwartz (alexschwartz@miami.edu) for men’s basketball and Megan Barnes (meganbarnes@miami.edu) for women’s basketball.  An email will be sent out semi-weekly soliciting credential requests for upcoming games. There are no season credentials for 2022-23; credentials will be distributed on a single-game basis only.
Approved media members and scouts may pick up their single-game credential at the loading dock entrance on the day of the game. The media will call table will open 90 minutes before tip-off.
Media interested in covering the Hurricanes on the road may make credentials request through Miami. Alex Schwartz (alexschwartz@miami.edu, MBB) and Megan Barnes (meganbarnes@miami.edu, WBB) will accept those road credential requests, then work with individuals and the opposing school to determine availability.

MEDIA SEATING
Press row seating, located in sections 105-108, will be on first-come, first-served for most games. For games with a larger expected press turnout, a seating chart will be displayed and must be followed by all media members.

PARKING
To those media members whose credentials are approved, single-game parking for the serpentine lot (located in front of the Watsco Center) will be distributed via email. For men’s basketball games, electronic passes will be sent. For women’s basketball games, PDF passes will be sent.

PHOTOGRAPHERS
All photographers will have access to the media work room to store their equipment. For men’s basketball, a photo seating chart will be displayed at each game and all photographers must shoot from their designated location.

TELEVISION & RADIO
As space permits, television and radio broadcasters will be permitted to broadcast courtside this season.

SCOUTS
As noted, professional scouts may request credentials and will be permitted to sit in the press row area.

GAME NOTES AND STATISTICS
All game notes and statistics will be available online; there will be no printed copies provided in the media work room or press row. Live statistics will be available during the event online on MiamiHurricanes.com, the Miami Hurricanes mobile app and miami.statbroadcast.com. A PDF of the final statistics will be posted postgame on MiamiHurricanes.com, as well as distributed via email.

FOOD AND DRINK
For men’s basketball games, food and drink will be set up in the media work room. For women’s basketball games, concession stand vouchers will be distributed to those who request them.

POSTGAME INTERVIEWS
All postgame interviews will be conducted in-person.
If Miami or its opponent, at home or on the road, conducts a postgame press conference via Zoom, that link will also be distributed accordingly to approved media members who request access.